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“Incredible”
Review of Long Chim Perth

Long Chim Perth
Ranked #26 of 3,508 Restaurants in Perth
Price range: AU$18 - AU$30
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Neighbourhood: Perth CBD
Description: David Thompson’s casual, fun and accessible Thai street food restaurant, Long Chim opened its doors at the end of 2015. Bookings can be made for lunch and dinner and there is always availability for walk-ins. Located in the basement of the State Building on the corner of St George Terrace and Barrack Street, the 190-seat restaurant has a large open-plan kitchen, cocktail bar and a mix of intimate dining alcoves, communal style tables and counter seats. Long Chim means to ‘come and taste’. The restaurant’s fast service style combines with the sounds of clashing woks and the beating rhythm of the pestle as it hits the mortar. It’s a kind of music that leads you to laugh a little louder, stay a little longer and try something new each time. Drop in for lunch, a snack and drink, or stay for dinner and work your way through the menu, with a selection of Thai street food options including noodles, curries, stir-fries, deep-fried and grilled dishes. Signature dishes include crunchy school prawns with herbs, shallots and chilies; beef skewers with cumin, coriander and turmeric; or for something more substantial, sour orange curry of fish or minced beef with chillies, garlic, holy basil and fried egg. We also have our "maa long chim" menu, which means to come, sample and taste, and comprises of a selection of Long Chim’s best dishes, and is available lunch and dinner.
Reviewed 4 February 2023 via mobile

The food was absolutely amazing and the staff equally so. Make sure you book as this place is really busy and deservedly so. Their duck and rice dish was the nicest Thai meal I have ever had.

Date of visit: February 2023
Thank Kev R
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Reviewed 11 January 2023

I met a friend from Sydney there at 7pmon a Wednesday. Was not overly busy. At 9pm the waiter came and dropped the bill on our table. I said we did not ask for the bill and he replied our 2 hours is over - we need to go. We only had mains and 1 drink and were given no option to order anything else. There were tables open and I didn't think there was actually anyone waiting for our table. I dont think I will be back after this. Was embarrassing.

Date of visit: November 2022
1  Thank anica848
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Reviewed 5 January 2023 via mobile

Reminiscent of Brisbane's "Same Same", beautifully and creatively fitted out, excellent cocktails and lovely food. We are vegetarian and there weren't many options, but we weren't disappointed at all. Appreciated being able to walk up.

Date of visit: January 2023
Thank BrenJoyc
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Reviewed 24 December 2022

We had booked on the 24th of December thinking to celebrate the pre-Christmas evening. When we walked inside the staff wanted to accommodate us on the chairs near the kitchen. Then we were finally given a small table in a dark area.
My partner was served a beer in Cannes which is not acceptable in such an upmarket venue. Service is terrible and the food is very very bad. The weird atmosphere and negative experience.

Date of visit: December 2022
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1  Thank V25IFelenaf
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Reviewed 18 December 2022 via mobile

Wow!! what a place! coming from the country I had never heard of this place and don’t get to the city much. My partner and i were just going for a walk when we come upon it! so glad we did! Such an awesome vibe! Love the street food feel! friendly staff and even though it was super busy when we got to our seat we felt like we were in our own little piece of paradise! My partner not bigger on spicy so found the pad thai a bit spicy but was scrumptious! The toilets are a bit basic. Lighting is average. Make sure your makeup is on point before you arrive as you have buckleys checking it in the bathrooms.

Date of visit: December 2022
Thank Jasmine W
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